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Newcastle Maker - Hugh Breckenridge

Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:34 am
by bstaunto
Hey team,

Picked up these teaspoons the other day and it was a maker I hadn't seen before, and hadn't been seen here (from what I could find!), so I thought I would post his mark. Hugh Breckenridge (with various other spellings) only sent items in for assay from 1805 til 1811. He ramped up production a bit as he went on, but wasn't producing a lot. His maker's mark never seems particularly well struck, but you can make it out from the three pictured.


Re: Newcastle Maker - Hugh Breckenridge

Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:47 pm
by dognose
Hi Ben,

Thanks for sharing this with us. There is apparently very little, or nothing, to found about this silversmith, he's a real mystery man.